Book List in Order:21 titles

  • A girl discovers she has a half brother Charlotte Flannigan (Tottie, for short) leads a conventional life in a conventional family. Her father is a well-respected pediatrician, her mother a popular newspaper columnist, and her younger brother a talka...


  • Kiara Jones-Birkell knows a lot about the Birkell side of her family, and nothing about the Joneses. The one time she tried to ask about her mother's relatives, her mom turned a spooky greenish-white color and refused to talk to anyone. So it comes a...


  • Ben's philosophy of life is that there are two categories of things that happen, the all-right stuff and the not-all-right stuff. Ben has always lived with just his dad, Mitch, which definitely falls into the all-right category. When Mitch meets Case...


  • Putting a fear to restSara Barker is afraid of dogs. Whenever she sees even a picture of one, she feels clammy and cold all over. So what's Sara to do when she learns that her new next-door neighbor owns two of them? Two young and big dogs, to be spe...


  • "I'm Linda Clay McGee and I don't belong here." Elsie McPhee and her brother, Tommy, are hiding a terrible secret. They've been kidnapped -- not by a stranger, but by their mother. It is lonely and scary always hiding, moving, and not being allowed t...


  • Seventh grade has just ended, and Cassie's older sister is about to have her first baby, when Cassie sees her sister's husband with another woman at a party. Cassie has always adored her handsome brother-in-law, and when Mickey tells her she must hav...


  • A book for young readers about realizing one’s passionJason Miller’s family is always on the go, and always for the same reason: ball games. Jason spends a lot of time on the sidelines, because he’s not much for playing sports. He sometimes wat...


  • Ellie Martin fiercely resists her new dog's charmsIt isn't Ellie's fault, really. She's always wanted a puppy, and now that she's almost nine, finally old enough to get one, Preston is foisted on her. What's more, her parents say that this fully grow...


  • After her free-spirited mother dies, Livvy is uprooted from her New York home and sent to Baltimore to live with her mother's old college friend, a woman Livvy has never heard of. Jessie is nothing like Livvy's mother: She's sensible, likes to weave,...






  • "Annie is about to graduate from high school, an event that intensifies all her memories of another graduation two years before, when her sister was murdered...Present-day events intermingle with Annie's recollections of the past. The shock, denial, ...



  • A sequel to the acclaimed novel Sydney, Herself finds Sydney Downie in her junior year of high school, facing a series of problems including her mom's new marriage and pregnancy, a difficult new teacher, and trouble in her boyfriend's family....


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    Hannah's life is comfortable and predictable--until her mother begins to drink too much. Now it's up to Hannah to show her mother the way to find help, and to pick up the pieces of her family's shattered life....


  • Disgusted about spending the summer with the social-outcast grandniece of her eccentric baby-sitter, Rosie Riggs soon discovers that she and Skinny-Bones share a love of the "Super-Dog" books and that the author of the books, Dawn O'Day, is one of he...



  • Jenny is apprehensive, to say the least, about spending an evening with her old great-aunt Abby, but Abby takes her to the attic where trunkfuls of delightful discoveries make Jenny realize how great-aunts got their name....


  • When her father, a strict fundamentalist preacher, refuses to believe that Lucy is pregnant because she had been raped, Lucy runs away to a nearby resort town, where she encounters Jake, who teaches her to trust and be self-reliant....





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